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Redmi K40S Overview:
Redmi K40S was launched on March 17, 2022. The K40 was a popular device, and its immense popularity must have given rise to the need for Redmi to launch the K40S smartphone. It is available in four storage variants and four color options Green, Blue, Gray, and Black.
Redmi K40S has 3G, 4G, and 5G SA/NSA bands for its connectivity. The device supports GSM / CDMA / HSPA / CDMA2000 / LTE / 5G networks, with HSPA 42.2 Mbps for download and 5.76 Mbps for upload. It has Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct, Dual-Band, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6, and a dual nano SIM slot. It has no FM radio. USB Type-C 2.0 is also available in this smartphone. The dimension of this device has 163.2 x 76.2x 7.7 mm and is 195 grams in weight.
The Redmi K40S sports an uncomplicated look with a plastic back, glass front, flat screen, and punch-hole camera. For protection, the front has Gorilla Glass 5 protection, and the body is splash-resistant. So the build quality and design is class worthy. However, the handset is a bit heavy. Redmi K40S has a 6.67-inch AMOLED screen with 120Hz refresh rate support. Moreover, it offers HDR10+ support and a peak brightness of 1300 nits. So, the display experience is awe-inspiring.
Redmi K40S is powered by a balanced 7nm Qualcomm SM8250 AC Snapdragon 870 5G chipset. The chipset lets you enjoy a fast and smooth performance even when accessing multiple apps. Hence, users will have no reason to complain about the capabilities of the K40S. Next, you'll also find the Adreno 650 GPU and Octa Core 1x3.2 GHz Kryo 585 & 3x2.42 GHz Kryo 585 & 4x1.80 GHz Kryo 585 CPU. The device runs on the latest Android 12 OS with MIUI 13 user interface.
You can buy the phone in 6GB, 8GB, and 12GB RAM variants with 128GB and 256GB internal storage. Accordingly, you can store all your songs, videos, games, photos, and other things without worrying about space constraints. In addition, UFS 3.1 will provide a better performance experience.
The Redmi K40S is equipped with a 48 MP primary camera, an 8MP ultra-wide, and a 2MP macro lens to form a triple rear camera setup. Image quality from the primary lens is decent and comes with Optical Image Stabilization which brings stability during on-the-go photo and video recording. On the other hand, the image processing unit also provides high quality. Redmi K40S has a 20MP front camera. Selfie results are average, with good exposure but sketchy details. For video recording, the K40S allows you to record 4K videos at 30fps with the primary camera, while from the front lens, you can only record 1080p videos at 120fps. Also, you get gyro-EIS support on the primary camera for stabilization.
The Redmi k40S smartphone packs a Li-Po 4500 mAh battery with 67W fast charging support, which can fuel the device 100 percent in just 38 minutes. Hence, the combination of battery and charging will never let you witness a slow moment compared to other mid-range phones.
The smartphone brings a side-mounted fingerprint scanner and other essential functions and sensors like proximity, accelerometer, GYRO, compass, and spectrum. The starting price of the Redmi K40S is 372 USD to 470 USD.